Executive Team

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Tuvia Barlev

Founder and Executive Chairman

Tuvia Barlev is a seasoned serial entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in high-technology leadership in military, telecommunications, e-commerce, and clean energy.  Co-founder of Actelis Networks in 1999, Mr. Barlev served as the company’s President and CEO for more than 11 years and elevating Actelis to being the world’s leading supplier of broadband over copper solutions. Prior to joining Actelis, he was head of the R&D organization at Teledata (acquired by ADC in 1998), a global supplier of advanced digital loop carrier (DLC) equipment. Previously, Mr. Barlev served as a senior research officer with the Israeli government, and he was also founder, Executive Chairman/ Acting CEO at companies including Superfish Inc., a leading provider of visual search technology; Leyden Energy, a leading supplier of breakthrough battery technology; Adyounet Inc., provider of advanced direct marketing services over the Web; and SafePeak LTD., provider of hot data acceleration platform for Big Data across the cloud.  Tuvia holds BSC and MSEE degrees from Tel Aviv University, both Summa Cum Laude.

 

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Bruce Hammergren

Executive Vice President, Sales, Americas

Bruce Hammergren is a 30-year veteran in the Telecom Industry and brings with him experience in RF, wireless, wireline and video businesses. His sales and marketing management experience includes direct sales, indirect sales and OEM / channel partners with Accedian, Motorola, Ericsson, PairGain, Westwave, Actelis and IneoQuest. His responsibilities have included VP positions for the Americas including Field Sales, Field Engineering as well as P&L responsibility. Bruce graduated from University of Illinois at Champaign – Urbana with a BS in Commerce / Marketing.

 Yaron Altit

Executive Vice President, International Sales

Yaron Altit brings more than 25 years of experience to his position as Actelis’ Executive Vice President International Sales business unit, including vast experience in sales management positions in the Telecom, Datacom, and control plane industries. In his role, Altit is responsible for all EMEA & APAC regions customer-facing functions, including: sales, customer support, pre-sale engineering, business development and regional marketing. Mr. Altit held executive positions in several telecommunication companies, including management of Sales, Customer Support and Business Development at Schema, where he was the General Manager of EMEA Business unit.  Previously, Mr. Altit held top sales management positions at Mindspeed Technologies, Mr. Altit was responsible for European and International sales at T-Soft (now Cramer Systems, an Amdocs OSS division). Prior to T-Soft, Mr. Altit served in various executive sales positions at 3Com.

 

 

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Michal Winkler Solomon

Vice President, Product Marketing

Michal Winkler- Solomon has more than 20 years of product marketing and product management experience. Since joining Actelis in 2001, Michal has held various product management and product marketing positions, where she has been responsible for product specifications, positioning, and marketing of the company’s industry-leading Ethernet in the First Mile product line. Prior to joining Actelis, she was CTO at Be Connected. Mrs. Winkler also has held positions as product manager of the Access Division at Telrad Telecommunications, as well as system engineer of the Broadband Systems department at Telrad Telecommunications, where she led the OEM broadband access and transport product development for Nortel Networks. After graduating with a B.Sc in electrical engineering from the Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology and an MBA from Recanati School of Business - Tel Aviv University, Mrs. Winkler spent five years guiding the development of various communication systems for the Israeli Army.

 

 

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Eyal Aharon

Vice President, R&D

Eyal Aharon brings extensive experience in Research and Development to Actelis, having over 20 years in the telecommunication industry. As Actelis’ VP of R&D, Mr. Aharon is responsible for all current and strategic activities of the R&D group. Mr. Aharon joined Actelis in 2000, and has since held several positions within the R&D group. Prior to joining Actelis, he held several positions in ADC Teledata. Mr. Aharon holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Tel-Aviv University, and MA in Economics from Tel-Aviv University.

 

 

Elad Domanovitz

Chief Scientist

Elad Domanovitz brings extensive experience envisioning and developing Actelis' research capabilities.  As Actelis’ Chief Scientist, Mr. Domanovitz is responsible for driving Actelis’ technology development and aligning it with the company’s overall vision and worldwide go-to-market strategies. Mr. Domanovitz is also responsible for enriching the Actelis IT portfolio and he also actively participates in standards committees. Mr. Domanovitz joined Actelis in 2005 and has since several positions in the Algorithms and CTO groups. Mr. Domanovitz holds a MSc and BSc (cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

 

 

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Hemi Kabir

Vice President, Operations

With more than 20 years of experience in operations, supply chain and engineering, Hemi Kabir manages Actelis’ Supply Chain, Purchasing, Quality Assurance and Operations Engineering departments, and is responsible for Actelis’ operations including manufacturability, continuous improvement initiatives and cost-savings activities. Prior to joining Actelis, Mr. Kabir was head of Supply Chain management and purchasing at “Better place” IL, where he was in charge of defining and managing the supply chain divisions from its earlier start. Previous experience also includes managerial positions as Global Supply Chain and Operations Director at Nokia Siemens networks, Atrica Networks and Teledata networks. Mr. Kabir holds MBA degree from Heriot Watt University, BA degree in management from the Open University and Industrial practical engineering diploma from Israeli College of Management.

 

 

Yoav Efron

CFO

Yoav Efron is the Chief Financial Officer of Actelis and a member of the management team since January of 2018. He is responsible for all financial aspects of our business and strategy, as well as Information Technology and Human Resources. Prior to Actelis Yoav was the CFO of TriPlay Inc., a B2C cloud media services company. Prior to TriPlay Yoav has been an entrepreneur managing his own business and at Avaya Inc., a Fortune 500 telecommunications company turned private in 2007 in various executive financial roles. He earned his bachelor degree in economics and management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is an avid marathon runner.

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